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Collection C0165 - Riveredge Foundation Ships' Logs collection

Zone d'identification

Cote

ACU GBA C0165

Titre

Riveredge Foundation Ships' Logs collection

Date(s)

  • 1790-1872 (Production)

Niveau de description

Collection

Étendue matérielle et support

18 cm of textual records

Zone du contexte

Nom du producteur

Notice biographique

The founder of the Glenbow Foundation and the Riveredge Foundation, Eric Harvie, had an interest in voyages of discovery and exploration. This collection was gathered by Harvie and his staff from various sources. It documents the seafaring life aboard merchant and naval vessels during the era of the sailing ships.

Histoire archivistique

Source immédiate d'acquisition ou de transfert

Transferred from the Riveredge Foundation, 1979.

Zone du contenu et de la structure

Portée et contenu

The collection consists of ships' logs, a shipboard newspaper, and a seaman's diary from merchant and naval sailing vessels. Includes the diary of John Bartlett (1790-1795), a member of the crew of the Massachusetts, an American merchant ship sailing from Boston to Vancouver Island and the Queen Charlotte Islands and back to Canton via the Sandwich Islands. Bartlett then joined the American whaling ship Elenoro, bound back to the USA via Madagascar. Includes the log (1805-1806) of the Royal George, a British merchant ship sailing from England via India to China and back. Includes a manuscript newspaper published aboard the British naval vessel Alceste in 1816. Also includes logs kept aboard British naval vessels as training exercises by junior officers George Buck Keene (1844-1848), G. T. L. Bolton (1860-1865), and Collingwood Fenwick (1870-1872). These logs feature watercolour views of ports visited, profiles of coastlines, and manuscript maps.

Évaluation, élimination et calendrier de conservation

Accroissements

Mode de classement

Zone des conditions d'accès et d'utilisation

Conditions d’accès

No restrictions on access.

Conditions de reproduction

Langue des documents

Écriture des documents

Notes sur la langue et l'écriture

The material is in English.

Caractéristiques matérielle et contraintes techniques

Instruments de recherche

No finding aid.

Zone des sources complémentaires

Existence et lieu de conservation des originaux

The original John Bartlett diary (M-4843-287) is at the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts.

Existence et lieu de conservation des copies

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Zone des notes

Note

Title based on contents of collection.

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Mots-clés

Mots-clés - Sujets

Mots-clés - Lieux

Mots-clés - Noms

Mots-clés - Genre

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Règles et/ou conventions utilisées

Statut

Niveau de détail

Dates de production, de révision, de suppression

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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